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The Best TV Shows Set In A Shop

Updated February 12, 2021 302 votes 103 voters 6.8k views19 items

List RulesVote up the best scripted shows that take place in stores and shops.

Supermarkets, bookstores, even tourist traps, TV series set in shops are a great way to give the audience a primary cast and a rotating series of guest stars. From the stress of one of Those Customers to the fun of having coworkers you vibe with, shows set in shops and stores can be intensely relatable - even if you've never worked retail. This list of the best shows set in stores and around retail can be your personal shopper to what shows to watch.

Series like Wonderfalls and Mr Selfridge don't spend the entirety of the show in a store, but the work the characters do selling things to (often weird) customers and how they manage being employees and managers is a big part of the show. Other shows set in shops and stores, including Trollied and Superstore, almost never step foot outside the titular establishment. No matter what end of the spectrum they're on shows set in stores wouldn't be the same if they took place in an office or law firm.

Which shows about stores should be at the top of the list? Vote up the best TV shows set in shops, then vote down the shows that should be sent back to the kitchen, and add any great scripted retail shows that are missing. Remember, the bulk of the show needs to take place in, or be centered around, shops, stores, and retail.

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    Superstore

    America Ferrera, Ben Feldman

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    Kim's Convenience

    Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon
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    Trollied

    Stephanie Beacham, Mark Addy
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    Open All Hours

    David Jason, Ronnie Barker
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    Still Open All Hours

    Lynda Baron, James Baxter
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    Are You Being Served?

    Mollie Sugden, John Inman
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    The Paradise

    Joanna Vanderham, Emun Elliott
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    Black Books

    Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey
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    Stacked

    Pamela Anderson, Brian Scolaro
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    The House of Flowers

    Verónica Castro, Cecilia Suárez
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    High Fidelity

    Zoë Kravitz, David H. Holmes
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    Miranda

    Miranda Hart, Patricia Hodge
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    The Crew

    Kevin James, Gary Anthony Williams
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    Almost Heroes

    Colin Mochrie, Athena Karkanis
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    Mr Selfridge

    Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven
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    Call Me Kat

    Mayim Bialik
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    Hardware

    Martin Freeman, Peter Serafinowicz
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    Wonderfalls

    Caroline Dhavernas, Katie Finneran
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    Family Business

    Jonathan Cohen, Gérard Darmon